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|Institution:||Louisiana State University|
|Location:||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Target rank:||Assistant Professor (three positions)|
|Start date:||Fall 2015|
|Posting date:||September 6, 2014|
|Application deadline:||January 1, 2015|
|More info URL:||http://www.eng.lsu.edu/employ|
|Research areas:||Separations, Energy, Transport phenomena, Environment/sustainability, Modeling/simulation|
Faculty Openings in LSUâ€™s Cain Department of Chemical Engineering
The Cain Department of Chemical Engineering at Louisiana State University is seeking to fill new tenure-track, assistant-professor positions in the broad research areas of "Energy" and the "Environment," with a preferred start date of Fall 2015. We invite outstanding applicants with a doctoral degree in chemical engineering (or closely related field) from a recognized institution, and a proven record of academic accomplishment. The broad research area of "Energy" includes, but is not limited to, such subfields as fundamental experimental and/or computational studies on energy and energy-efficient manufacturing from renewable resources, on combustion, or on development of innovative chemical and electrochemical processes for energy production, conversion & storage, including batteries/fuel cells. The broad research area of "Environment" includes, but is not limited to, such subfields as fundamental experimental and/or computational studies on environmental transport & fate, atmospheric processes, environmental chemodynamics, separations/water quality, innovative green engineering processes, and global sustainability issues. The successful candidates are expected to build a strong and vibrant research program in their chosen research area, by working both individually and collaboratively.
The application package should be submitted online (https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/) as a single PDF file with the application materials organized as follows: (a) cover letter; (b) complete curriculum vitae; (c) statement on research interests and directions; (d) statement on teaching interests and philosophy; and (e) names and contact details of at least three references. The cover letter should clearly specify the applicant's research area as either (i) "Energyâ€ or (ii) "Environment.â€ The closing date for applications is January 1, 2015, or until candidates are selected.
Additional information about the Department can be found on the website (http://www.che.lsu.edu/). Those needing specific information on either of these positions can contact the Chair of the search committee, Dr. K. Nandakumar, either by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 225-278-7174.